US SECRETARY of State Rex Tillerson declared on Wednesday that the deal to restrain Iran’s nuclear programme had failed — but suggested Washington may still honour it.
The nuclear deal brokered by former president Barack Obama and other world powers in 2015 has...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
US PLANE builder Boeing announced yesterday that it has signed a $3 billion (£2.4bn) deal to supply 30 aircraft to Iran’s Aseman Airlines.
The new agreement is on top of the $16.6bn (£13.3bn) sale Boeing previously made with Iran Air following the landmark nuclear...
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
IRAN slapped sanctions on 15 US firms it accused of aiding Israeli terrorism yesterday as a “reciprocal act” for similar recent decisions by the US.
A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the sanctions barred the US companies from any...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
Western leaders need to be aware that the sanctions placed on Iran are disastrous for the women there, warns JANE GREEN
Thursday 9th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
IRAN used yesterday’s Revolution Day festivities to send a warning to US President Donald Trump over his sabre-rattling towards Tehran.
In what has become a tradition during the annual rallies which celebrate the country’s 1979 revolution, Iranians chanted “death to...
Saturday 11th Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani praised the nuclear deal opposed by his US counterpart as a “win-win” yesterday, while Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that Donald Trump had shown “the real face of America.”
Mr Rouhani said the White House’s new occupant...
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017
‘It’s the people who will suffer’ with resurgence of fighting talk
Tuesday 7th Feb 2017
TEHRAN challenged Washington to get in the ring yesterday, banning US wrestlers in response to President Donald Trump’s order denying entry to citizens of Iran and six other countries.
A US wrestling team was set to compete in this month’s Freestyle World Cup in the western...
Saturday 4th Feb 2017
TENS of thousands of people attended the Tehran funeral of 16 firefighters killed in a January 19 blaze that also claimed the lives of 10 civilians.
Crowds gathered at the Mosalla mosque before the bodies of the firefighters, who perished when the high-rise Plasco building collapsed on...
Tuesday 31st Jan 2017
AT LEAST 30 Iranian firefighters were killed yesterday when a high-rise commercial building in Tehran collapsed during a fire. At least 75 people were injured, including 45 firefighters.
All occupants were evacuated, but there were fears some shopkeepers had returned to save valuables....
Friday 20th Jan 2017